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 ISIS renews threat against Christians, beheads dozens at Libya beach in new video
84 Views, 20-04-2015, Courtsey News Live

Two months after the Islamic State beheaded 21 Egyptian Christians at a beach in Libya, the ISIS has released a new video showing similar execution of dozens of Christians – this time Ethiopians.   In the new video that lasts for 30 minutes, the ISIS fighters are seen beheading a group ...Read more

 Indonesia eyes regular navy exercises with US in South China Sea
78 Views, 13-04-2015, Courtsey News Live

 Indonesia wants to hold regular military exercises with the United States near the sparsely populated Natuna archipelago, an area of the South China Sea near China`s claims, a navy spokesman said on Monday.   Although Indonesia is not a claimant in the South China Sea, the military has ...Read more

 Pakistan’s growing nuclear arsenal, South Asia’s biggest concern
100 Views, 07-04-2015, Courtsey News Live

Noting that "Pakistan, with the world`s fastest-growing nuclear arsenal, is unquestionably the biggest concern," in South Asia, a leading US daily wants major powers to turn their attention towards it after finalising the Iran deal.   Citing several recent developments, the New York...Read more

 Death toll in Chile floods rises to 24, missing 69
46 Views, 02-04-2015, Courtsey News Live

The death toll from floods devastating northern Chile has risen by one to at least 24, officials said Wednesday, as President Michelle Bachelet cancelled a trip to a regional summit to cope with the crisis.   Another 69 people, up by 12 from the last tally, remain missing, the National Emerge...Read more

 Iran sends aid to Yemen\’s rebels amid Saudi-led air strikes
55 Views, 31-03-2015, Courtsey News Live

Iran\'s official news agency says Tehran has sent aid to Yemen, its first such shipment since a Saudi-led coalition of Sunni Arab states launched air strikes last week to halt the advance of the country\'s Shia rebels known as the Houthis.   IRNA says the aid was delivered by air early today ...Read more

 Pilot locked out of cockpit before Germanwings crash: Report
45 Views, 26-03-2015, Courtsey News Live

: "It feels good that in a difficult hour like this that we’re standing so closely together in friendship. Dear Francois, I’d like to say to you a heartfelt ‘thank you’ in the name of millions of Germans who are deeply appreciative of this German-Franco friendship."...Read more

 US begins destroying its largest cache of chemical weapons
45 Views, 19-03-2015, Courtsey News Live

The US Army has begun destroying the nation\'s largest remaining stockpile of chemical weapons, using explosives to rip open a container of mustard agent inside a sealed chamber and then flooding it with another chemical to neutralise it.   It was the first few pounds of 2,600 tons of mustard...Read more

 China detained nearly 1,000 rights defenders in 2014
53 Views, 16-03-2015, Courtsey News Live

Chinese authorities detained nearly 1,000 human rights defenders in 2014, an advocacy group said Monday, accusing President Xi Jinping`s government of setting China`s "worst record of human rights violations since the mid-1990s".   The figure nears the number detained in the previou...Read more

 Twin blasts rock Pakistan Churches in Lahore, at least 10 dead
61 Views, 15-03-2015, Courtsey News Live

At least ten people were killed and 50 others injured in twin blasts near Saint John Catholic Church and Christ Church in Youhanabad area here on Sunday.   Youhanabad is the country’s biggest Christian locality, housing at least one million people.    According to the initia...Read more